[mythtv-users] I may have SOLVED the 5C cable encryption problem for MythTV users!
jwestfall at surrealistic.net
Wed May 9 17:36:15 UTC 2007
Joe Borne <joe.borne at gmail.com> wrote [05.09.07]:
> If you have an STB that has component out and audio line out on it (most
> motorola units do)
> , then I have found a solution to the problem of 5C encrypted channels.
> Perfectly legal too.
> This device here -> PYRO A /V
> Only $179
> Can convert Component Video (The Y Pb Pr) stuff straight to DV
> (firewire/ieee1394). It can also pass through the audio (in stereo at
Mythtv only supports mpeg2 content via firewire.
> SOOOO - you can connect your cable STB to your MythBox (provided it has
> Component Video Out) by having this in between and retain the HD content and
> at least have stereo sound. Sorry no surround, anyone solves that let me
> know. The best part is that the signal is post-decryption, so you get HD
> without 5C limitations.
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